In the 1950s, Walt Disney hired German rocket scientist, Wernher von Braun, to help make the Tomorrowland section of his developing theme park as accurate as possible. This relationship, however, had greater implications for the United States and its place in the Space Race.
Mike Wright, "The Disney-Von Braun Collaboration and Its Influence on Space Exploration," 1993.
“Dr. Wernher von Braun, First Center Director, July 1, 1960 - Jan. 27, 1970”.
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